- entangling alliances with none,
Origin of entanglement
Examples from the Web for entanglement
The corporate eye does not light up over inappropriate sexual behavior and entanglement with the law.
He drifted into an entanglement with Mrs. Raikes, and she deliberately cultivated the friendship of Dr. Bauerstein.The Mysterious Affair at Styles|Agatha Christie
Undoing the slip-knot of his painter, he shoves the canoe clear of its entanglement among the roots of the tree.The Death Shot|Mayne Reid
The entanglement of the commentator just quoted in the literary fault of the parable is inexcusable.The Syrian Christ|Abraham Mitrie Rihbany
I had not yet heard the last of Herr von Rosenau's entanglement, nor was I destined to escape from playing my part in it.
This is one instance of the entanglement in which the theory of progress, pure and simple, from a parent stock will involve us.Tradition|John Francis Arundell
1640s, from entangle + -ment. Foreign entanglements does not appear as such in Washington's Farewell Address, though he nonetheless warns against them. The phrase is found in William Coxe's 1798 memoirs of Sir Robert Walpole.